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Omar, 4, Anas, 7, and Eyad Raslan, 6, resettled with their parents to Perth-Andover, New Brunswick, this summer. They came through a program of the Canadian government that allows private citizens to sponsor refugees.

Immigrants built rural Maine. Canada shows how they could do so again

“It’s a lot harder to hate people once you meet them.”
Norma, 77 years old, makes her bed in what used to be a closet at the Maine Correctional Center where photographer Jessica Earnshaw spent several days shadowing Maine's oldest female inmate as part of the Aging in Prison photo documentary project.
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“Everybody I talked to was like anyone I would meet on the outside.”
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“The entire play is constructed one-hundred percent from the words of the people involved,” said Margit Ahlin, producing director.
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